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  • Scale models exhibition

    Scale models exhibition

    An exhibition of scale models of airplanes, cars, ships, figures, military vehicles, dioramas, science fiction characters and paper models was held by the Gozo Scale Modellers Club at The Duke Shopping Mall, Victoria. The club, which was set up in...

  • President visits venerated priest’s home

    President visits venerated priest’s home

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and her husband Edgar Preca paid an official visit to Dar Dun Ġużepp Cauchi, San Lawrenz. The visit was held on the 60th anniversary of the death of Fr Cauchi (1900-1955). The venerated priest led an exemplary...

  • Upcoming events

    • To mark the feast of St Anthony the Abbot, Gozo Bishop Mario Grech will lead a concelebrated Mass today at 8.30am at St Anthony church, Tal-Qaċċa, Xagħra. A procession with the saint’s statue will leave the church at 10am for St Anthony Square...

  • Blood donation

    Blood donation

    Leone Philharmonic Society held a blood donation session for its members at Gozo General Hospital and an encouraging number took up the worthy cause.

  • Hospital staff CPD

    Hospital staff CPD

    A total of 197 charge nurses, deputy charge nurses and nursing staff at Gozo General Hospital attended a four-hour continuous professional development training session organised by the hospital management. The session addressed topics such as...

  • Youths visit Arka

    Youths visit Arka

    Youths from Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria, dress­ed as popular Disney characters and visited Arka Res­pite Centre, Għajn­sielem, to provide ani­mat­ed entertainment for children and teenagers with disabilities residing there.

  • Snooker tournament

    Snooker tournament

    A knockout snooker tournament was organised by Victory Band Club, Xagħra. It was won by James Sultana, who received a trophy sponsored by club bar owner John Attard.

  • Gozitan students’ live-in

    Gozitan students’ live-in

    Form 5 students at the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary and the Bishop’s Conservatory, Victoria, took part in a live-in at the Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat, and Villa Psaigon, Dingli, respectively. Students from both schools spent the day together and...

  • Ushering in the new year with a song

    Ushering in the new year with a song

    Chorus Urbanus held its Christmas concert at St George’s Basilica, Victoria, accompanied by the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of John Galea. Besides a varied repertoire of Christmas carols, the choir performed John Galea’s Missa...

  • Upcoming events

    • Friends of the Sick and Elderly is holding a charity sale today, from 7.30am to 1pm in the football ground near Victoria bus station. Sellers pay €10 per car space on the day. For enquiries call 2155 1180, 2155 3336. • Family entertainment will...

  • Victoria heritage trail inaugurated

    Victoria heritage trail inaugurated

    President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca inaugurated the Victoria heritage trail project, which involved the repaving of Independence, Savina and St George’s squares, Sir Adrian Dingli, Archpriest Saver Cassar, Sir Mikelang Refalo and Market...

  • Cribs on display

    Cribs on display

    The Bonello family of Xagħra kept its annual tradition of setting up four cribs in different styles at Qasam ta’ Dun Anton, Xagħra. The main crib features figurines in Neapolitan attire in a local setting with the Gozo Citadel in the background.

  • A ‘Gozitan’ crib

    A ‘Gozitan’ crib

    A ‘Gozitan’ crib – featuring locations such as St George’s Square and Xlendi – was set up at LBV Radio’s premises, St George’s Square, Victoria, by youths of La Stella Society for the second year running. It included original terracotta statuettes...

  • BOV Gozo team donation

    BOV Gozo team donation

    Bank of Valletta Gozo regional manager Horace Laudi presented Bishop Mario Grech with a €200 donation collected by the bank’s Gozo team during a Christmas social event.

  • Mini Christmas concert

    Mini Christmas concert

    The last in a series of four mini Christmas concerts at Il-Ħaġar museum, St George’s Square, Victoria, was performed by Piccole Stelle children’s choir, led by Mariella Spiteri Cefai. Dressed in their red uniforms the choristers sang a selection...

  • Singer’s performances

    Singer’s performances

    Albert-Lauren Agius delivered the child’s sermon and sang Forza Gesù and Caro Gesù ti scrivo as part of a programme of Christmas activities organised by the Franciscan community at Għajnsielem. He also sang at a Mass celebrated by Fr Joseph Magro...

  • Live nativity crib at Nadur

    Live nativity crib at Nadur

    A live crib and nativity scene has been organised for the third year running at Dar Dun Franġisk Grima, 37, Racecourse Street, Nadur, by Għaqda Ħbieb tal-Presepju. It is manned by volunteers and divided into eight sections, featuring the prophets,...

  • Schools’ Christmas plays and concerts

  • Upcoming events

    • The Three Magi will make a triumphal entry on horseback in Victory Square, Xagħra, today at 10.30am. • Bethlehem f’Għajnsielem comes to an end with the adoration of the Three Kings today at 3.30pm. • Dar Karmni Grima, Għarb, is hosting an...

  • Cribs galore at ministry hall

    Cribs galore at ministry hall

    For the 30th consecutive year, the Friends of the Cribs Gozo-Malta Association opened its doors for the annual exhibition of cribs being held at the Gozo Ministry hall in Victoria. Around 100 cribs built by members from both islands are on...

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